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Public Address 11 July 2014 - Five new posts!

Public Address 11 July 2014 - Five new posts!

Friday Music: Bits and pieces
13:38 Jul 11, 2014 in Hard News by Russell Brown
Just a quickie post this week, because I’m flat-out with and conferences and stuff. And besides, there’s Campbell Walker’s prodigious guest post on Peter Jefferies and his work if you want some more reading and listening pleasure. Peter plays…

Why a renter died from turning on a light, and what we could do
8:55 Jul 11, 2014 in Speaker by Elinor Chisholm
After four days living in her new rental home in Ruakaka, Lesley Wehi-Jack returned home from work. She smelt gas, unlocked the door, and switched on a light. The house burst into flames: a gas cooker installed by the landlord…

Peter Jefferies: Time and the singular man
16:38 Jul 10, 2014 in Speaker by Campbell Walker
Peter Jefferies released his last album in 2001. Tellingly titled Closed Circuit, and released on the Texas label Emperor Jones, it didn’t make a huge impact at the time – the modest international boom for the highly distinctive underground New Zealand…

What looks good to me
8:11 Jul 10, 2014 in Access by Chelle Hope
Living with spina bifida can be physically exhausting. Sometimes that gets me down. I often feel a psychological detachment from my body, a sort of disembodiment that comes from a loss of control I feel over my own health and…

World Cup of Evil
14:00 Jul 8, 2014 in Field Theory by Hadyn Green
I’m not sure what theme FIFA was hoping to emphasise at the is world cup, I’ll bet good money that it wasn’t “villainy”. Almost as soon as the knock-out stages started the bad guys started their evil works. Perhaps even…


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